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Ellen Lane

Community Advisor

Ellen Lane is Communications Director for Putnam | Northern Westchester BOCES, a collaborative school district serving 18 districts in the region. BOCES provides career and technical education, special education, professional development and management services, helping school districts to save money while enhancing and improving the quality of education offered. Before joining BOCES five years ago, Ellen worked as a daily newspaper reporter and public relations and marketing consultant.

Ellen Lane's Contributions

  1. Hen Hud High Schooler Honored As BOCES Student Of Distinction

    Hen Hud High Schooler Honored As BOCES Student Of Distinction

    MONTROSE, N.Y. -- David Perez, a student at Hendrick Hudson High School, has a bright future ahead of him as an auto mechanic.Perez was honored as a Student of Distinction by Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES for excelling at Auto Mechanics. Perez was presented with a medal and certificate by BOCES Tech Center Principal Jim Belucci, BOCES Superintendent James Ryan, and Hendrick Hudson ...

  2. Lakeland’s Amari Hughes Honored As 'Student Of Distinction'

    Lakeland’s Amari Hughes Honored As 'Student Of Distinction'

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A Yorktown teen who turned a passion for video games into a potential career in computer technology has been hailed by local educators.Amari Hughes, a senior at Lakeland High School, took that love of gadgets and applied it to the Micro Computer Technology program at PNW BOCES’ Tech Center.As a result of all his hard work and dedication, Hughes was named a “Student of ...

  3. Students From BOCES' Pines Bridge, Walden Schools Perform In Holiday Show

    Students From BOCES' Pines Bridge, Walden Schools Perform In Holiday Show

    SOMERS, N.Y. -- Students and staff from Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES' Pines Bridge and Walden Schools showed off their talents at the Holiday Variety Show Spectacular on Friday, Dec. 23. The show, organized by Debra Canzio and Jesse Steiner, featured singing, dancing and instrumental performances. The stage was decorated with lights strung on tree branches and multiple backdrops of ...

  4. North Salem's Leah Feniger Honored As BOCES Student Of Distinction

    North Salem's Leah Feniger Honored As BOCES Student Of Distinction

    NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- In a field that requires keeping up with constantly changing technology, North Salem's Leah Feniger really stands out in the crowd. That’s why Feniger, a North Salem High School student who studies computer graphics and digital photography at the Tech Center at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, was recently honored as a student of distinction.Feniger was presented ...

  5. Fox Meadow Students Honored For Exceeding Expectations

    Fox Meadow Students Honored For Exceeding Expectations

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Students at Fox Meadow Middle/High School were honored during a pancake breakfast Friday for maintaining excellent attendance and achieving academic success.In total, 36 students were honored during the Exceeding Expectations Every Day breakfast, according to the school district, which said the students have each held at least an 80 average in all classes and missed ...

  6. Pines Bridge Student Honored For Strides In Communication

    Pines Bridge Student Honored For Strides In Communication

    OSSINING, N.Y. -- Once a week, the patrons at Turco's in Yorktown Heights are treated to friendly waves from Katelyn Love.In her final year at the Pines Bridge Transitions program of Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES for students with developmental challenges, Love has made great strides in communicating, grocery shopping for others in the program and developing her cooking skills.For ...

  7. Mahopac's Burt Will Receive 'Heart Of A Giant' Award Sunday

    Mahopac's Burt Will Receive 'Heart Of A Giant' Award Sunday

    MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- The 17-year-old from Mahopac High School who was presented with the USA Football's Heart of Giant Award will receive $3,500 equipment grant for his school and a trophy at the New York Giants home game against the Detroit Lions Sunday.New York Giants’ running back Rashad Jennings presented the award to Charlie Burt Monday.Burt was nominated for the award, sponsored by ...

  8. Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES Honors Fox Meadow, Walden Students

    Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES Honors Fox Meadow, Walden Students

    PUTNAM VALLEY, N.Y. -- A Putnam Valley eighth-grader’s hard work and dedication and another student's "resilience" have both been recognized by local educators.Dean Fejes, a student at Fox Meadow Middle/High School at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, was named a “Student of Distinction."Also honored as a "Student of Distinction" was Jonell Rios Losado, a ...

  9. Aspiring Teen Authors Get A Master Class In Writing At BOCES

    Aspiring Teen Authors Get A Master Class In Writing At BOCES

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- It isn't often an aspiring young writer gets to collaborate with a professional author.Students from high school across Westchester had the rare chance to work alongside published authors in a master class offered recently at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES.Olivia Grubb, a student at Rippowam Cisqua,  was working on one of her short stories and got a chance to work ...

  10. Putnam-Northern Westchester Educators Discuss Five C's Of Learning

    Putnam-Northern Westchester Educators Discuss Five C's Of Learning

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – An education conference focused on the four Cs of learning tackled new territory recently, adding a fifth C to the list.Discussing various elements of communication, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking, Student Engagement Through the Four Cs – composed of 21 workshops – was organized by the Putnam-Northern Weschester BOCES, according to organizers, ...

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